[Slackbuilds-users] Updates - 20170715.1 ownership
atelszewski at gmail.com
Sat Jul 15 01:15:49 UTC 2017
On 15/07/17 02:53, Willy Sudiarto Raharjo wrote:
> We are back to our normal weekend public updates and not so many updates
> this time, but we do have ownership fixes from Sebastian. This is also a
> good reminder for all maintainers NOT TO USE cp -a when trying to copy
> something from $CWD or else it will have a strange owner instead of
> root. If you want to copy things from the directory that the source
> created, cp -a is fine. Since this is harmless, i didn't bump the BUILD
> If you want to copy things from the directory that the source
> created, cp -a is fine.
It is fine as long as the source creates correct ownership.
We have some examples of upstream tarballs that are packaged in a way
that for example only 'owner' has read/write set, the rest has no
permissions at all.
Just a heads up.
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